If you’re planning on hosting a get together, you’ll want to make sure that you’re stocked with the best. Whether it’s mixing up fresh cocktails or serving up a plate of charcuterie, entertain in style. Become the best host or hostess with our top 10 modern drinkware and entertainment pieces.
1. Trophy Jigger
Brush up on your mixing skills before company comes calling with the Trophy Jigger from Umbra. This double ended jigger measures out 0.5 ounces, 1 ounce and 1.5 ounce shots so you get a perfectly mixed cocktail every time. And it’s brass-plated finish adds the Midas touch to every cocktail.
2. Boston Shaker
No bar can function without a decent shaker. And while the Boston Shaker may not look like much, you can’t get anymore professional than this. Serious home bars will notice the thick leaded glass and the high quality stainless steel. You’ll be whipping up a whole mashup of cocktails in no time.
3. Mixed Large Glass, Set of 2
These Mixed Glasses from Fferrone Design are the ideal way to stock up your bar with multipurpose glassware. With various sizes, you can use them for beer, red wine, white wine, champagne, and spirits. Not to mention their shapely figures. Each glass is made from Borosilicate glass and is also handcrafted by master glassblowers in the Czech Republic.
4. Kalimera Ice Bucket
Bring a bit of fun to your parties with the Kalimera Ice Bucket from SLIDE Design. Meaning “good morning” in Greek, this ice bucket is always ready to chill. With its cartoonish cracked egg shape, it’s a quirky addition to your modern barware collection. It’s also available in an illuminated version and is well suited for outdoor use.
5. Wine Breather Carafe
6. Tilt Cutting Board
No wine night is complete without a perfectly curated charcuterie board, and the Tilt Cutting Board is the best way to serve up your cheeses and meats. Made from oak, it is guaranteed to catch the eye on any guest.
7. Meurice Butler Tray
Need an extra hand? The Meurice Butler Tray Table is an essential for entertaining. The tray separates from the bottom, so you can carry in drinks and appetizers to the party with ease.
8. Pulcina Espresso Maker
As the night winds down, treat your guests to fine cup of espresso with the Pulcina Espresso Maker. The stove top design creates the perfect cup every time.
9. Kettle Teapot
But if coffee isn’t your guests cup of tea, then perhaps an actual cup of tea will suite them. The Kettle Teapot brews tea in style that melds Asian zen philosophy and modern Scandinavian architecture. The result is one stylish teapot that will get lots of attention from your guests.
10. Beam Tea Cup and Saucer Set of 4
And whether you’re serving coffee or tea, the Beam Tea Cup and Saucer is a stunning way to do so. Accented by precious gold, this 100% bone china set features simple geometric shapes in a bold black and white motif.
Lizzy is a writer who is passionate about modern design and creating a comfortable space where relationships can grow. When she isn't writing, she's on the hunt for vintage mid-century modern pieces and sipping on a Mai Tai.